Photos courtesy Texas Nationalist Movement
For it is here, in Nederland southeast of Beaumont, where the Texas Nationalist Movement has opened its office.
Our descriptive powers quake at the thought of capturing such a momentous occasion, so we shall simply quote the Movement's story on the epochal events of April 10:
Accompanied by the haunting strains of Pug Johnson performing his song "Our Brothers," the Texas Nationalist Movement on Saturday opened what it hopes will become a prototype for the organization's offices around Texas.
"This office is not just a place for us to shuffle papers ... it's a place to change the world," TNM president Daniel Miller told the freedom-lovers attending the opening. "We can sit back and read the history books after they're written, or we can write them ourselves."
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The office contains a reception area, a radio studio, and space for TNMers to put together their blog -- be sure to check out the recent entry "Massa Obama, Thank You Suh!" (As you might have guessed, it's about offshore drilling:
It's time to write, email, and make phone calls to your state representatives, senators, and to the governor's office, demanding that our state government put a stop to unconstitutional dictates from Washington DC. Texas has the right to drill for its own oil, both in our borders and offshore in the gulf, where there are already Russian and Chinese either drilling or making plans to drill.
The office will also house TNM's minority outreach program. "TNM is also working on an outreach program designed to better inform those in the African-American and Latino communities about the organization and its goals," the group says. "TNM actively welcomes members from all backgrounds, ethnicities and political ideologies."
So head on over to Nederland, people. Your future awaits.